Associated Grant Makers is the beneficiary of The Art Connection's donation program, having received 13 works of art which now hang through out the AGM offices. In late spring, a few AGM members and AGM staff served as the "selection committee", reviewing 400 pieces of art before narrowing down the selections to the chosen pieces.
The Rockefeller family is divesting some of its massive fortune from fossil fuels, the New York Times reported on Sunday. The Rockefeller Brothers Fund, the family's charitable arm, will announce the landmark move in a video conference on Monday along with 49 other foundations.
These five strategies, according to Living Cities, showcase the important engagement between the public and private sectors needed to achieve meaningful, large-scale results in cities.
In follow-up to “Big Impact, Small Cities”, a program presented by AGM in MetroWest in September 2012, we recently came across this article of interest.
AGM Member, SheGives, a giving circle launched a year ago to support designated nonprofits in Greater Boston, announced that it has awarded $258,600, primarily for general operating support, to eight organizations that focus on a wide range of areas – from food rescue and combatting sex trafficking of girls to art therapy and getting high risk youth into and through college.
Just because you lead a major human service agency with many millions in local government contracts, that doesn’t mean that you are not allowed to have unconventional beliefs. But in this day and age, if you end up “journaling” such beliefs on a blog, you must be prepared to be challenged about them. Even in “free to be you and me” San Francisco, as Bob Bennett, head of the Felton Institute, has found out first-hand.
Over the last 3 years, the Nonprofit Learning Institute program has increased the capacity and effectiveness of 60 nonprofits from throughout Massachusetts through a series of workshops. Apply Now!
The Forum of Regional Associations of Grantmakers and Foundation Center have entered into an exciting new partnership that will improve the quality and effectiveness of grantmaking nationwide through the strategic collection and sharing of data on philanthropy.